How is Provencal pronounced?
What does Provencal mean?
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Provence or the people of Provence. 2 or Provençale : cooked with garlic, onion, mushrooms, tomato, olive oil, and herbs scallops Provençal.
What does Provencal mean in cooking?
cooking. : prepared in the style of Provence typically with garlic and olive oil … a chicken sautéed in oil with garlic and tomato, garnished with fried eggs and the crayfish.
Where does the word Provencal come from?
noun. a native or inhabitant of Provence. Also called Occitan. a Romance language once widely spoken in southern France, still in use in some rural areas.
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